Every day in the U.S. about 89 people are shot dead in one way or another. At GunMemorial.org we try to post pages for all of these people even though the circumstances of their deaths can be drastically different.

Dennis Matthew Penny

Fatally shot on March 16, 2016 in Anson County, North Carolina.

Two sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Penny's home to check on the welfare of his girlfriend. A shootout ensued.

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